As we approach a post-Brexit world, urgent action is required to address the UK's productivity problem. There are two main ways of improving this.  We could all work longer hours and harder OR we can leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethinking ‘the way things are done around here’, breaking free from the limits i ...

As we prepare for our end of October Change Leaders Forum with Microsoft, Empowering the Modern Intelligent Workplace, a new podcast from McKinsey argues that successful digital supported change programmes require executives to apply equal discipline and rigour to the hard and soft elements that matter. The main soft issues are organisation, people and culture. The podcast is ...

Our Change Leaders Forum ‘Empowering the Modern Intelligent Workplace’ takes place on the 30th of October. The Forum will examine the issues and challenges facing public and private sector organisations in building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, the progress being made benchmarked against accepted best practice, barriers to be overcome, with highly practical advice for ‘gettin ...

Our previous post promoting the Bridgeall/Microsoft Change Leaders Forum: Empowering the Modern Intelligent Workplace highlighted the ongoing problem with low productivity in the UK when benchmarked against our international competitors. Two new research studies have identified poor technology as a major contributing factor. According to a large-scale survey by Opinium Resear ...

Scotland’s productivity has been stagnant for the last decade. We remain stuck in a second quartile position, ranked 16th out of 37 OECD countries. The position for the UK is no better with productivity remaining close to bottom of the G7 league table.  For both public and private sector organisations, there are two main ways of improving this.  We could all work longer hours ...

Productivity in Scotland has been stagnant for the last decade or so. We remain stuck in a second quartile position, ranked 16th in a league table of 37 OECD countries. There are two main ways of improving this. We can all work longer hours and harder. Alternatively, we can leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethink ...

Scotland’s productivity has been stagnant for the last decade or so. We remain stuck in a second quartile position, ranked 16th in a league table of 37 OECD countries. There are two main ways of improving this. Work harder, longer and for less pay. Leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethinking ‘the way thing ...

As reported in a previous post, Bridgeall recently hosted a Round Table Expert Forum ‘The State of Digital Transformation 2019’ involving senior IT Directors from the private and public sectors. This was a follow-up to our 'State of Digital Transformation 2018' conference held in November of last year at Microsoft's Scottish HQ in Edinburgh. The Round Table was facilitated by  ...

A blog post from last November summarised three new thought leadership reports from the influential Project Management Institute (PMI) covering the changing role of the project management profession in an era of digital disruption. To continue performing a strategic role in driving transformation, the Project Management Office (PMO) will need to evolve as a strategic collabora ...

Using a live Interactive Audience Polling Tool, and facilitated by Dr. Jim Hamill, the main findings from our Public Sector Digital Leaders Forum held on 1st November last year are now available for download. The results provide a useful snapshot of the state of public sector digital transformation in Scotland as we move into 2019. Key Findings While there is growing accepta ...